A graduate of the ESG Management School, in 1998 Renaud Hamaide became Director of Development responsible for acquisitions at the Unibail-Rodamco group. 

He was then appointed General Manager in charge of the group’s Conventions and Exhibitions. Specializing in shopping centers in major European cities as well as convention and exhibition centers and offices in Paris, the corporation is the leading listed European commercial property group. 

From 2008 to 2015, Renaud is appointed Executive General Manager of Viparis, and also becomes Chief Executive Officer of Comexposium in 2010.

In November 2013, Renaud Hamaide is appointed President of UFI -The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry-.

In July 2021, he is appointed co-president of Unimev.

He is now leading the Comexposium group in its worldwide development as Chairman.